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Haideri visa issue 'not part of any US travel embargo' - The Nation

ISLAMABAD - The United States has told Pakistan that the delay in issuance of visa to Senate Deputy Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri was not part of any decision to impose travel restrictions on Pakistanis, foreign ministry officials said on ...and more »

US denies visa to Pakistan Senate's deputy chairman - The Hindu

Pakistan's Senate deputy-chairman and leader of one of the largest Islamic parties in the country was denied a U.S. visa, leading to the cancellation of a two-member delegation's planned visit to New York to attend a meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary ...and more »

Furore over US visa policy for parliamentarians -

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani announced a boycott of the UN-sponsored International Parliamentary Union (IPU) being held in New York next week, after the US failed to issue a visa to Deputy Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, who was ...and more »

Senate's tit-for-tat over delay in US visa to Haideri - The Nation

ISLAMABAD - Taking a strict notice of undue delay in grant of us visa to senate Deputy Chairman Abdul Ghafoor haideri , Pakistan senate has adopted some exceptionally tough counter measures against the us government. senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani ...and more »

Another Pakistan Senator says he was denied US visa - The Hindu

Hafiz Hamdullah and Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, the two Pakistani Senators who have been denied a U.S. visa, belong to the pro-Taliban Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl, the leader of which is Maulana Fazlur Rehman (in the picture). | Photo Credit: Rajeev ...and more »

US visit called off after Senate deputy chairman denied visa - The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Authorities in Pakistan were left embarrassed and in deep shock on Saturday after US authorities refused a visa to the Senate's deputy chairman, weeks after the new US President Donald Trump announced travel curbs on seven Muslim-majority ...and more »

Pakistan Senate bans members from US events - Financial Times

Members of Pakistan's Senate have been banned from attending official events hosted by the US in the south Asian country, after Washington denied a visa to a prominent lawmaker. Mian Raza Rabbani, chairman of the Senate, the upper house of parliament ...and more »

Chairman Senate takes serious notice of Ghafoor Hyderi's US visa delay - The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani, on Saturday, took notice of the delay in issuance of visa to Deputy Chairman Senate Maulana Ghafoor Hyderi. Due to the delay in the issuance of visa by the US Embassy in Islamabad, Hyderi is being denied the ...and more »

Pakistan's senate boycotts UN event over US visa delay -

Senate chairman bars senators from visiting the US or meeting any US officials until visa spat has been resolved. by Asad Hashim. 12 Feb 2017. Rabbani, centre, said no Pakistani senate delegation will visit the US [BK Bangash/AP]. Islamabad, Pakistan ...and more »

Pakistan lawmakers threaten to boycott US after visa denial - Times of India

WASHINGTON: Pakistani lawmakers have threatened to boycott their American counterparts and the US itself after a Pakistani legislator was denied a visa+ to attend a UN-sponsored International Parliamentary Union (IPU) being held in New York. Amid ...and more »